The U.S. Senate confirmed Dana Wade as Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner. She will step into a role previously occupied by The Hon. Brian D. Montgomery, now serving as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In a released statement, HUD Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson praised Wade's confirmation. “I want to congratulate Dana Wade on her confirmation by the United States Senate to serve as the Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration,” Carson said. “Dana has been a tremendous asset to the Department and the Administration throughout her years of service, and I have full confidence in her ability to successfully lead FHA.” Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery added, “I join Secretary Carson in congratulating Dana on her confirmation and welcoming her back to FHA, where I know she will do an outstanding job serving the American people. We are grateful to have her considerable talents and knowledge to help guide the agency as our nation pulls through this pandemic.” Montgomery served as FHA Commissioner from 2005–2009 and 2018–2020.